‘Important new High Court judgment on data breach litigation’

“The High Court (Saini J) has today handed down judgment in Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] EWHC 2168 (QB). It is pithy and important stuff for data protection litigation, especially as regards accidental data breaches and the recoverability of ATE premiums. The case concerned a low-value claim brought against Dixons Carphone (‘DSG’) in relation to a 2018 data breach, in which external cyber-attackers had penetrated DSG’s systems. The claim was brought in misuse of private information, breach of confidence, breach of the Data Protection Act 1998, and negligence …” (more)

[Robin Hopkins, Panopticon, 30 July]

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